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and a station in martinez not far from the shell oil refinery. abc7 news reporter alan wang is live in martinez to explain what this means for people living near the stations. alan? >> dan, when you live next to a refinery like this one there is always comfort in knowing you have a fire station in your neighborhood. but the clough is sures are being based on stations with the lowest number of calls, and that's why the one in this neighborhood could be shutdown. carol's home lies in the shadow of the shell refinery in martinez. the refinery has its own fire department, but in case of a major catastrophe it would receive mutual aid from station 12 of the contra costa fire protection district. the mutual aid could end due to a lack of funding. >> i know which i am not happy about that. it is nice having a fire station across the street. >> it will impact response times to areas around the station as well as we are going to have to wait long for resources because they will be coming from further away and they require multiple fire engines. >> if station 12 is shutdown people living near the refiner
, clayton and a station in martinez not far from the shell oil refinery. abc7 news reporter alan wang is live in martinez to explain what this means for people living near the stations. alan? >> dan, when you live next to a refinery like this one there is always comfort in knowing you have a fire station in your neighborhood. but the clough is sures are being based on stations with the lowest number of calls, and that's why the one in this neighborhood could be shutdown. carol's home lies in the shadow of the shell refinery in martinez. the refinery has its own fire department, but in case of a major catastrophe it would receive mutual aid from station 12 of the contra costa fire protection district. the mutual aid could end due to a lack of funding. >> i know which i am not happy about that. it is nice having a fire station across the street. >> it will impact response times to areas around the station as well as we are going to have to wait long for resources because they will be coming from further away and they require multiple fire engines. >> if station 12 is shutdown people liv
fisher and his crew. >> gus: martinez to the sideline. underthrows kenny bell. playing for pride right now if you're nebraska. trying to finish out. disappointing outcome. as the coaches always say, it's important to play to the final whistle. rex burkhead, not a lot of room around that right side. warren herring with the tackle. >> charles: we're talking now rose bowl, stanford/wisconsin. >> gus: what a game that could be. >> charles: this is the old through the looking glass and they see each other and it looks awfully familiar. it's good that both of them will get a month off before they play because i'm telling you, when they line up and kick it off -- >> gus: there will be broken glass everywhere. martinez underneath. jamal turner. it will be interesting to see chase thomas, reynolds against this big offensive line of wisconsin and this defense led by borland. >> charles: going to be something, isn't it? >> gus: it will be something. >> charles: they're punting the ball away. we have to ask petros what he thinks about this when we get an opportunity. after this sequence is over, c
: it would involve four station in contra costa county including 12 i martinez. the district says that's their only options. neighbors say it can't be true. >> i think it's shame. i live in this community and this neighborhood. i have always safe and secure. >> it makes me scared of what could potentially happen if it takes an extra five minutes for a different firehouse to come down. >> reporter: their fear not enough to make change. the reality, contra costa county couldn't get enough votes. the county's fire protection district's funding measure, measure q, failed to pass the november ballot. now four stations are on the chopping block. >> the decision to close a fire station is not easy. there is no perfect modem. we don't go to school to learn how to close fire stations. >> reporter: the fire protection district covers 300 square miles serving 600,000 neighbors. leaders say industry standards require at least 600 firefighters on staff based off the area they cover. but right now they are operating at 250. >> this organization throughout not only in emergency response and fire prev
family a turkey. the family said the sheriff deputy used his pepper spray on 21-year-old antonio martinez. he was walking down the street and didn't respond to the deputy's commands and then the tep deputy hit him with his baton. the sheriff department captain later apologized to the fwamaam and said the department made a mistake. i talked to the man and his sister and she explained why the family is going to push ahead with a lawsuit. >> if they did it to him, they're going to end up doing it to any guy or any girl they see on the street and they say they look suspicious. that's what they said, he looked suspicious and that's why they proceeded to stop him and he, he didn't do anything wrong. he was just walking from our house to the bakery. and he was just going to work. >> we did get a statement from the san diego county sheriff department and it said that the deputy used the pepper spray to prevent possible escape and then explained the use of force saying in part an attempt to traik the deputy into custody, an additional deputy arrived and the struggle continued. the subject was even
. there martinez and walnut creek. live in martinez tonight county super visors have been debating shutting down station autos right this, vote already postponed from last week.f$ so the more analysis could be done. they are still talking now four stations that will likely be closed number 16 in lafayette. 12 in martinez, in our walnut creek z station 11 in clayton. the district says this is the best way to deal with a fiscal crisis caused by a steep decline inappropriate tax revenue coinciding with an increase in pension payouts, then, voters rejected a parcel tax on the november ballot. this afternoon, much of the discussion has centered on how to minimize impact of closures how to keep response times within an acceptable range. part of the difficulties here is that there are different problems and solutions when talking about fire response versus medical response. >> i was hopeful one of the things we'd hear is creative answers to how we're going to be able to generate revenues and in order to keep stations ox that is not the case today. >> we know there will be reduced service, reduced prote
. >> reporter: at 55th and international dozens honored the life of martinez shot when playing by his father's taco truck. gabriel martinez says he fell apart after his son's death. closed his taco truck for weeks and the áf considered leaving oakland, but then decided something had to be done. >> it's been a year and nothing has happened we're just angry. >> reporter: police released this video of a car carrying the alleged shooter and the martinez family hopes the people protecting the gunman whom police believe looks like this has had time to reconsider and recognize the real victims. >> i hear the ambulance, the police, gunshots, and i just think like who is next. >> reporter: gabriel martinez senior is now focused on saving his family's business. he's not giving up on bringing his son's killer to justice. patti lee, ktvu news. >>> the tragedy in newtown touched people across the country including an ohio salon owner who is reaching out to the survivors. all the money from haircuts during an event will go to the families of those killed. >> it's unthinkable that you send your child to
does, meaning doing what the democrats want. >>> now to new mexico. governor susana martinez. does she represent the republican party's future? she's the first female hispanic government and her name is coming up as a possible 2016 presidential cabbed. over the weekend on the record went to new mexico to talk to governor mar martinez. but first she took he us to her family's business in el paso, texas. >> we are at the place is now my brother's business, but this was texas security guard service. this is where my parents started their business back in the late '70s, and they were in existence for about 25 years. > >> greta: this is their property. this is texas and you're the governor of new mexico, but they let you come here? >> they let me come here. >> greta: when your parents started this business, how much money did they start it with? >> truly when they started it, we lived pa paycheck to paychec. they started out with a few security guards. my father was a security guard, i was a security guard. i moo mother was working in the office. in the beginning she worked out of the kitch
what the in democrats wan. >> suzanna martinez, does she represent the republican party's future? she is the first feneal male hispanic governor and a possible 2016 presidential candidate. on the weekend, "on the record" went to talk one on one with the governor. but first, she tookitous her family's business in el paso, texas. governor, where are we? >> we are at... the place is my brother's business. but this is where my parents started their business in the late 70s. they were in existence 25 years. >> this is foreign prrps -- property. you are the governor of new mexico, but they let you come here? >> they do. when your parents started this business, how many -- how much money -- >> truly, we lived paycheck to paycheck. when they started the business, i thought they were insane. we had no savings. they started out with a few security guards, my father was a security guard, i was a security guard. my mother was the office -- working in the office. at the beginning, she worked out of the kitchen at our house because we didn't have this building. and so i used to work at a catholic b
, martinez and lafayette will close early next year under a cost-cutting plan. here are the 4 stations that will close... fire station number 4 on hawthorne drive in walnut creek. fire station number 11 on center avenue in clayton. fire station number 12 on shell avenue in martinez and fire station number 16 on los arabis avenue in lafayette. the closures come after voters in the contra costa fire district rejected measure q, which would have provided a temporary, seven-year parcel tax to fund the stations. the stations were chosen based on call volume and how close they are to other stations. new at 11... >> thousands of dollars worth of playstation 3s stolen from amazon dot com. thieves took the video game consoles from a new amazon distribution center in tennessee. detectives say the crooks made their way behind the center and breached the security seal on a cargo trailer, and cleaned it out. officials believe the crooks had help from the inside because they knew exactly which truck held the valuable game systems. police plan to monitor online auctions and trace any items sold
is live in martinez tonight. no one wants a fire station near their home to close. >> that is right. it's something else they're worried about, their insurance rates going up. the board acting as the fire district board supposed to make a decision on the stations. today, but late this afternoon, they decided they needed more information and have pushed back final votes until next week. >> garth lives a half mile from the fire station 16, the only one serving his neighborhood on the west side. lights have been off and sirens silent temporarily at station 16 due to a mold and rat problem. now, it could be closed permanently january 1. >> when you cut back on something like that, they've responded to a lot of things here. not having them here... it's disconcerting. >> with the failure of measure q, the supervisors must huf to close stations. the candidates include station 16 in lay fayette, number 12 on shell avenue in martinez, number four on hawthorne drive in walnut creek. and number 11 on center avenue in clayton. >> this is going to leave clayton with no fire stations in the city. we'
cerradas son: la de walnut creek... lafayette... clayton y martinez... ---los residentes de esas zonas han mostrado su preocupacion por estas clausuras... ---por cierto hoy en martinez se realizo una reunion comunitaria para analizar esta medida. topvo blanca ---esta tarde un incendio de 2 alarmas consumio parte de un edificio ubicado en la cuadra mil 500 de la calle page en el vecindario haight- ashbury de san francisco. --todos los habitantes del lugar lograron salir ilesos y las causas del siniestro, asi como el monto de los daÑos no se ha revelado. cesar --indignacion en una comunidad de la peninsula. --esto, despues de que guardianes del departamento de pesca y caza de california, abriera fuego contra 2 pumas en half moon bay. vo --la agencia estatal se defiende diciendo que sus acciones fueron las mas seguras para los residentes. --pero algunos argumentan que los pumas no representaban ningun peligro, sin embargo los pumas abrian entrado al patio de una casa y se escondian debajo de una mesa y arbustos cuando los guardianes dispararon a los animales. cesar ---a esta hora de la noche
refinery in martinez. the refinery has its own fire department in case of a major catastrophe it would receive aid from station 12 of the contra costa county district that could end due to lack of funding. >> i know, i'm not happy it is nice having the fire station across the street. >> going to impact response times to the areas around the station. >> reporter: if station 12 is shutdown, people living near the shell refinery would rely on a fire station in downtown martinez, it would add four minutes to response time. 12 with three ours could have been saved by a parcel tax measure that failed last month. supervisors were grappling with the decision to shutter four of the 28 stations. >> it is a difficult decision. we did say that we would listen to what the voters said. and they either would want us to continue the current service level or they would not approve it. unfortunately, it did not get the 2/3 it needed. >> reporter: many feel closures are inevitable because the district needs to shutdown two more stations by july of next year. the supervisors will vote to close the four st
, maryland. anna martinez green was also buried. and in utah, the funeral of six- year-old emily parker was held. the town covered in pink as her parents asked people to wear pink. >> the unite the way announced that funds reached $2.2 million. >>> across the nation, there has ben an outpouring of support and -- there has been an outpouring of support and love from acrosses nace. and there is a drive for hurricane sandy affect the. it's called operation kids comfort. >> it's that comfort of shoaling something and just being able to just hold it, you know, take it with them where they go >> hurricane sandy victims drove from new york to connecticut to hand deliver the teddy bears to the kids. >>> closer to home, dozens of maryland children spent part of the day today making paper snow flakes to be sent to the survivors of the school shooting in connecticut. fox 5's john henrehan has this story. >> reporter: on a cold and blustery saturday, dozens of families made their trip to a the children's boutique. they came to make paper snow flakes. these decorations will be sent to the children w
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that could happen. >> in addition to the station in martinez, the others earmarked for closure are in walnut creek, lafayette and clayton on center avenue. >> this is going to leave clayton with absolutely no fire stations in our city. >> the stations were marked by contra costa fire officials to save $10 million a year. officials warned that if a partial tax measure failed last month, this would happen, and the measure did fail. >> we're basically at a juncture now where we don't have an awful lot of options available to us. >> fire officials said they made their decision based on call volume of at each. firefighters say closing the station will increase response time. >> we'll have to reconsider our tactics, maybe not go in because when you -- when you go in to do an interior fire tack, you need to have the necessary backup on the outside. >> the supervisors asked the fire chief to come back with more information on specific stations and possible alternatives. >> it is most likely that there'll be some closure, whether that means full or partial closure, i think it's too early to tell. >>
on the chpping block. station 12 on shell avenue in martinez. also station 16 on los arabis avenue in lafayette. station 4 on hawthorne drive in walnut creek. and station 11 on center avenue in clayton. officials have been debating these closures...and their impact this all afternoon. kron four's dan kerman has been inside that board meeting...and has the latest developments. this is fire station number 12 in martinez it's one of four stations on the chopping block >> this is not an easy choice not want to have to do but we're out of options. we will have to do the best we cannot even with the closure of these stations. >> the fire chief says closing these stations will lead to greater response times but he says over the last 4 years the fire district has seen a 32 million dollar drop in property tax revenue and the failure of a parcel tax at the ballot box means >> to try to find another resolution to keep the station open. >> but at a public hearing tuesday, mayors and residents of the communities to be impacted told the fire district board they must look at other options. >> this will leave
know who some of the nine fiction finalist are. domingo martinez, his book is "boy kings of texas." his fourth volume on the lbj legacy, and robert caro appeared on q & a and at the national book festival in september. the late anthony shadid has been nominated. he died in syria while covering syria for the washington post. his wife will be here representing him, and that's nada bachary. katherine boo has been nominated, "behind the beautiful forever," about mumbai, and anne applebaum has a book out and is scheduled on our q & a show in september. so we'll be interviewing those authors as we go. we'll be watching the red carpet here as some of the authors have their picture taken. right now we want to talk to the chairman of the national book foundation, and this is david steinberger. mr. steinbergers is also head of the become group what is the national book airport. >> given to the best american books in four categories, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people's literature, and you look at the people who have won this award, it's the pan of pantheons. saul bell wyoming. >> this
we had the spike. the other one was this one. the royal dutch shell refinery in martinez, california. we were told they were offline for maintenance. so these two refineries being down, prices are going to go up. that's what drove up the prices in california despite all the other factors saying it shouldn't have gone up. that was in may. and people in california were prepared to accept that explanation. history had prepared us to accept that explanation. however, check this out. earlier this month, a news service got a hand on a report that looked at environmental documents. thousands of environmental documents from the point in time when those refineries were supposedly offline. down for maintenance work. here's how they describe the report's findings "in may at a time when the shell's plant was report to be down, it appears to have been making gasoline for at least half that time. remissions returned to normal a full week before it reported to have come back online. really? similarly, chevron's richmond refinery was reported down for maintenance for two weeks in may, but a missions
their safety tonight. fire station in creighton, lafayett lafayette, mav martinez walnut creek at risk of closing and as laura explains no one wants a fair stationary their home to close. >> i'm very concerned. >>reporter: he lives about half mail from cocoa fire station 16. the only one that serves his neighborhood in the heavily wooded west side of lafayette. the lights have been off and syrup silent temporarily at station 16 due to a mold and rat problem. but now it's one of 4 that could be permanently closed january 1st. >> when you start doing cut back and cut back on something like that, that has been here a long time, as long as i have been here and lake i said before they respond to a lot of things here. not having them here is a little disconcerting. >>reporter: with the failure measure 2 last month contra costa county supervisor must now mav to close stations. the candidate include station 16 in lafayette no. 12 on shell avenue martinez. number 4 on walnut correct and no. 11 on center avenue in clayton. >> this is going to leave clayton with absolutely no fire fire st
. >> my life had to be changed. >> now 2 days before the new year, the martinez family has a resolution, to call on the community to help the oakland police department solve this case. >> it's been a year and nothing has happened. we're just angry. >> police relieved this video of the car carrying the alleged shooter. the martinez family hopes the people protecting the gunman who police believe look like this, have had time to reconsider and recognize the real victims. >> i hear the ambulance, the police, gunshots, and i think who's next. >> gabriel martinez senior is focused on saving the family's business and redirecting the family's grief. in east oakland, patty lee, ktvu news. >> a 9-year-old boy's in critical condition after clieting on his dirt -- colliding on his dirt bike. >> boys were wearing protective gear. the-year-old suffered a -- 9-yard suffered a head injury -- 9-year-old suffered a head injury. >> san miguel and cowl road, according to the times, a 28-year-old ran a red light before crashing his car. he was treated and booked into county jail. police have on not release
teniendo en cuenta que murieron 32 personas tri ellas una peruana marÍa luisa martinez conversÓ en lima con un ex trepolando. captÓ imÁgenes desconocidas. el cru ciro costo cono caro dÍa. se ha convertido en destino tÚ rifct. para este sobreviviente es ofensivo. >>> y ver esto, que una cosa que no debiÓ haber sucedido aquÍ la gente vaya a tomarse fotos como si fuera cualquier cosa y que pones su mÁs apoyandolo enzo sfo la pÁgina de sobrevivientes que se recuerda a las 32 personas que murieron. mos siguen con escuelas y tratan de harÉ hacer sus vidas. Ángel pese a tener pe driys volviÓ a un crucero. surgiÓ durante el nua tra jojoy. >>> me kafr sÁbado con colega italianos y otros que hacen embarcado y han tenido que desembarcar sea por una inflamaciÓn, o temas sicolÓgicos. >>> nos mostrÓ un video grabado en la cocina se ve claramente que nunca recibieron una adecuada alarma de evacuaciÓn le indigna tanto el hecho que el capital que abandonÓ el barco anuncia que estÁ escribiendo un lee blo y tienen que pedirle perdÓn por las acusaciones que hicieron contra Él. angel sacÓ
block. lafayette, martinez is also so close to or refineries which has been a concernstation 12 on shell avenue in martinez. they want to keep response times at 5 minutes and response of measure a " q " was rejected recently in the election. they are still concerned of response times. >> we are not going to lay off any firefighters. people were anxious to hear about which stations are going to be impacted. we will have to reach shift and get to work on how we're going to get this community covered. with four different firefighters. and the loss of four fire stations. >> the public comment and there a list of speakers is long. they will consider what the public does to say with before the public.... has to say with the concerns will be heard from the public. >> shell.. avenue, in martinez. also station 16 on los arabis avenue in lafayette. station 4 on hawthorne drive in walnut creek. and station 11 on center avenue in clayton. >>pam: a marine mystery is unfolding on the shores of monterey bay. hundreds of squid are washing ashore, most of them on aptoss - area beaches in santa cruz count
yesterday, no, i understand how -- now i understand how that happens. >> reporter: megan martinez said her water broafnlgt soon, the contractions were a meant and a half aapartment she and her husband hit the road for the 25-minute drive. eye told him there was a foot reaching out. i reached down land there were toes. >> reporter: it was going to be a breached birth. he pulled over. their 20-month-old daughter ava was in the back seat. macy was born with the umbilical cord wrapped around her neck twice. >> training kicked in. >> reporter: chad laid her down. >> i had to improvise in removing the mucus from the airway. i actually had to do that by mouth. >> once she started breathing, oh, my god, she's breathing. >> reporter: soon pan ambulance arrived to take -- an ambulance arrived to take them to the hospital. >> this was the best gift i got this christmas, without a doubt. >> it's very honoring. it's breath taking, just overwhelming. >> wow, great story. we're checking out a special new year's eve celebration. it's just for kids. that story is at 6:00, which starts right now. >>> it loo
... maci carolyn martinez is her parents' babies on the side of the road because i couldn't understandd how yyu didn't make it to the hhspital in time, but after yesterday now i understand hoo that trull does happen."ittwas &p7:30 fridaa morningg... when megan martinnz says her water brokk.sooo, the conttactions weee a minuue and a half apart p.. as she and husband chad, annillinois state trooper, hit &pthe road for the 25 mile driv from their home innoswego ... grovee"when we got to owners - naperville roaa and i-88, i told him ttht theee's a foot hanging out, and he didn't there was toes. and i'm like d - chad, there''stoes."it was i-88 in downees grove ... their 21-month-old daughter ava wassalso innthe back seat witt mom.maci was born within minutes ... but she wasn't in the clear."the umbilical cordd was wraaped around her neck twice. so at that point, immediately traininggjuss kicked in."maci asn't her down oo the shoulder of theeexpresswaa."iihad tt improvise by removing he mucous from the airway, and i actually had to do that by breething i think we both were like oh mm gosh, she
will be today at 1:30 p.m. in martinez. they're encouraging the public to come autumn voice their concerns to the supervisors and we are not sure how much this will do what they're asking people to come out and support them. >> just into kron 4 news room. police are on the scene of what they are calling a sophisticated pot growing operation in the south bay. at a home on the 13 block of sandalwood court in san jose. police got to the home just after 3 this morning after the received a call from a neighbor who saw three men going into the home and it's got a robbery was in progress. when the police arrived they found over 300 pot plants valued at zero hundred and $25,000. no one appears to live in the home and police are calling this a sophisticated grow house. we have a crew headed to the sting and will bring you more information as soon as it comes in. >> i ran state tv says that the country's revolutionary guard has captured a u.s. droned after it entered iranian airspace over persian off. i ran is saying that the drone was captured but gave no further details on the location or when the
son: la de walnut creek... lafayette... clayton y martinez... ---los residentes de esas zonas han mostrado su preocupacion por estas clausuras... ---por cierto hoy en martinez se realizo una reunion comunitaria para analizar esta medida. topvo blanca ---esta tarde un incendio de 2 alarmas consumio parte de un edificio ubicado en la cuadra mil 500 de la calle page en el vecindario haight- ashbury de san frnacisco. --todos los habitantes del lugar lograron salir ilesos y las causas del siniestro, asi como el monto de los daÑos no se ha revelado. blanca ---varios manifestantes que apoyan la "desnudez" en las calles de san francisco, protestaron nuevamente por la decision de la mesa de supervisores de prohibir esta practica en publico. take vo ---justamente hoy los funcionarios emitieron su votacion final en torno a esta prohibcion que fue impulsada por el supervisor scott wiener. ---luego de la aprobacion... la desnudez en publico seria prohibida en san francisco a partir del uno de febrero del proximo aÑo. ---quienes apoyan la expresion del desnudo ya han presentado una demanda pa
is here with when a final decision could be made. >> this fire station on shell avenue in martinez is one of four stations in the county marked for closure. in a meeting that just wrapped up, the contra costa county board boar put off making a final vote. >> fire fires throughout the county came in on their day off to see if the contra costa county board of supervisors would vote to close four fire stations. people urged the board to spare the stations in their communities including this fire station situated blocks from the shell refinery. >> it's the first line of defense for us against the many mishaps that could happen. >> in addition to the station in martinez, the others earmarked for closure are in walnut creek on hawthorne driver, loafer, and clayton on center avenue. >> this will leave clayton with absolutely no fire stations in our city. >> the stations were marked by contra costa county fire officials to save $10 mall year. officials warn that if a park tax measure failed last month this would happen and the measure did fail. >> we're at a place now where we don't have an awful
county board is set to vote today on proposed closure of four fire stations, martinez, walnut creek, we have lafayette and clayton. cuts come -- after voters rejected parcel tax for fire services on the november ballot, no firefighters will lose their jobs because the district is already short-handed. residents will face longer response times. >>> traffic and weather together, next. live look outside 101 san rafael headlights heading southbound. you can see how chilly it is overnight. if your heater kicked on that will be your clue. mike will have the forecast coming up. >>> money laundering, mexican drug cartels and ties to terrorism. the punishment just announced for one of the world's largest >>> welcome back. nine minutes after 6:00 on this tuesday morning. doppler -- seattle to portland off the coast where our rain maker is, gives you an idea how facetvñeí moving, it is --w fast it is off moing, rainfall appears light with this system. cooler start, 30s inland, patchy fog, most of us clear mid to upper 40s bay and coast. high clouds and sunshine noon low to mid 50s, sprinkles po
of the four station that's will likely be closed. they're station 16 in lay fayette, 12 in martinez, in our walnut creek. and 11 in clayton. the fire chief made this as a solution to the district financial crisis caused by a steep deline inappropriate tax revenue with a steep increase in employee pension payout. the chief says they're out of options and trying to come up with ways to minimize the impact like placement of crews and elevenaging of aid, but he says there will be reduced service and protections. this board member had to leave before the vote and made his feelings clear. >> we have to close stations. not what we want to do. not what any of us signed up to do as a member of the board or directives of the fire districts but we have to live within our means. >> if closures are arrived there is a chance they can be temporary or maybe come back in several years as the public employee pension reform act begins to reduce the district's expenses. they started talking at 2:00 this afternoon, so they should be wrapping up fairly soon. live in martinez, abc 7 news. >> thank you, heather. >
. this was sent in by charlie from martinez, nice rainbow over martinez, beautiful, beautifulhwók picture, thank you charlie. we'll have more in the next half hour. dress for 39 fairfield, everybody else in the 40s until you get to half moon bay at 50. 50 monterey, everybody else around the monterey bay inland low to mid 40s. brighter and dry today. light rain back in the forecast, light rain for tomorrow and showers for saturday, extended dry period, three days this time instead of one. here's the reason why we get one today, high pressure over the ocean slowly moving in on the periphery we have clouds those will dissipate as the high gives us a break from the rain,!jw mostly sune afternoon. as we jump ahead to tomorrow, sprinkles in the morning, steadier rain starts to move in during the afternoon and evening. if you have friday evening plans be prepared for wet weather. it could get light to possibly moderate, it going to be a very, very quiet system as far as anything adverse coming out of it, won't have fast winds, fairly light rain, it will have snowfall potential down to about
you activity there and outside of martinez out towards the west and core cod region -- concord region. it is cold enough that you can encounter some hail with these models. as you can see this is the beginning of it drifting to the south and east and also to the south and east out towards san leandro and out towards alameda as well and rain showers and increasing rainfall rates are counted. as you can see some scattered rain pour amounts but still some activity to report in the south bay. current numbers to report and san jose currently checking in at 44 degrees. for this morning occasional showers and those could be heavy at times and possibly hail. here is yesterday's storm moving across the bay area with that cold unstable air and the source is here for your wednesday. this kicks out to the east and we will have a break-in the action for tomorrow. out in the sierra, a winter storm warning is in -- warning is in place and we are on the order for 4 to 8 inches. we have a break-in the region and we have off and on showers throughout the day. forecast highs on the cool side only, maxin
, martinez, lafayette and clayton. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in clayton to explain how long it will now take firefighters to respond. good morning, cate. >> good morning, michelle. starting next month the city of clayton won't have a fire station at all that. means the nearest station will be 3.5 miles away in concord. last night's vote came after voters failed to pass measure q, a $75 a year parcel tax. if it passed it would have prevented that's closures. the closures will save the fire protection district $3 m the district faces a $17 million deficit. it says it spent its reserves. for neighbors in clayton, the savings don't outweigh the costs it will mean for the city. >> it's hitting us at a tender spot with us because of what we have been through and we in it. others will unfortunately have to go through it. >> kelly's home was destroyed in a fire in clayton a year and a half ago. she says her son narrowly escaped death because firefighters were minutes away. she is worried the next fire in the town could be worse. the district says they understand the concerns of neighbors and th
in touchdowns, montee ball, leads the wisconsin badgers against taylor martinez and the nebraska cornhuskers. coverage of the big ten championship begins at 7:30 eastern, 4:30 pacific tomorrow right here on fox. and we welcome you back inside. erin andrews, eddie george, joey harrington. kevin hogan named mvp and he said ucla had a great game plan for us and they were a tougher bruins team, but the cardinal prevail here. >> eddie: a great job again by david shaw all year long. i think he's one of the best coaches out there and it shows because he's the pac-12 coach of the year. they took ucla's best shot and they never waivered. they're lost focus. they found ways to make plays and put them in position to win at the end. >> joey: credit ucla making some great adjustments from last week. it's funny how a 201-yard performance by johnathan franklin really got overshad owed by one interception. that was the momentum changer. >> erin: all right. on behalf of eddie george, joey harrington, i'm erin andrews, good night, everyone. we will see you here tomorrow for what, the big ten championship. can
stations and walnut creek, clayton, martinez and lafayette will close early next year under a cost- cutting plan. the four stations affected includes the fire station no. 4 on hawthorne drive and walnut creek, fire station no. 11 on center avenue in clayton, fire station no. 12 on shell avenue in martinez and a fire station no. 16 on loss arabs avenue at lafayette. the closures come after voters in the contra costa fire district rejected measure q. it would have provided a temporary seven your tax fun to the stations. >> meanwhile s.f. francisco, a special noontime ceremony today at days memorial grove and golden gate park. it's free and open to the public. there will be a musical performance by the some of bell's choir. awards will also be given for local, on some heroes and the fight against aids. there will be a reading of names of those who were lost to aids. >> starbucks says is going to donate a portion of its profits to help fight the disease. the company announced it will give 5¢ for each drink that its sales to date to the red foundation. the foundation leads brass to help raise m
are discussing the possibility of closing four fire stations in walnut creek, clayton, martinez and la fayette. the closure list comes a month after voters in the contra costa fire district rejected measure q, the temporary seven- year parcel tax would have provided enough funds to keep the four dations -- the four stations open. >>> the oakland raiders are expressing their condolences to dennis allen who lost his father last night. grady allen passed away due to cardiac arrest. according to a statement from the raid, dennis allen traveled to the dales fort worth area to be by his father's said white after -- right after the game on saturday. he does plan to play in the game on thursday against denver. >>> we're still on stormwatch as more wet weather moves into the area. in the meantime, the cleanup continues from the weekend storm. a free that well on reed avenue is scheduled for removal today. as you can see it was still laying on sop of -- on top of several vehicles this morning. no one was hurt. caltran crews are cleaning up a small mudslide that shut down the connector. the ramp is close
on the chpping block. station 12 on shell avenue in martinez will be shutting down. also station 16 on los arabis avenue in lafayette. station 4 on hawthorne drive in walnut creek. and station 11 on center avenue in clayton. officials have been debating these closures...and impact this all afternoon...kron four's dan kerman has been in that board meeting...and has the latest developments. >> after discussing this matter for most of the afternoon it looks like a contra costa fire protection district will delay a decision on weather or not to shut for down of the 28 stations. they need more information before they make this decision. declining revenues, increase in benefits, pensions mean that the district is not have as much money as it needs to have to keep all of these stations open. >> this is the last option we have we have exhausted all of our reserve funds, cutting costs, and trying to go to the public with a temporary tax measure and that did not pass. we are at a point for we cannot go any further. >> the district wants to look at other options in to get some questions answered and next t
in martinez today. the chief says closing the stations will lead to longer response times. he adds the failure of a parcel tax on the november ballot means that there are few option left. >> this is not an easy choice. it's not what we want to have to do. but we are out of options. and we're going to do the best we can to protect them even with the stations closed. >> a public hearing was held today where mayors and residents of the communities affected told the fire district board it must look at other options. the next meeting is scheduled for tuesday, december 11th. the board says at that point it would have to make a final decision on the face of the fire stations. >>> three firefighters who were hurt responding to a crash in the east bay are out of the hospital and back at home tonight. they were responding to a crash on highway 24 on sunday morning when an suv lost control on the road and hit them. the driver of the vehicle is still in critical condition. >>> a proposal to buy a drone for the alameda county sheriff's office has been taken to committee for further study. the move comes a
they mainly proposed by commissioner martinez was along the lines if there was a possibility having some kind of designation or recognition or some process -- not necessarily for properties alone, but for other businesses or whatever, and then to try to tie those somehow to some kind of incentives or things that don't currently exist and i think that's where the issue is. kind of like how do you designate and recognize and what are the incentives afterwards? or protections too? >> the board of appeals did meet last night. it was actually the first meeting where we had five members and commissioner honda was approved last week and had the first meeting with the board of appeals last week. he has the history of being a small business owner and currently works in real estate. they heard about a letter of determination appealed to the board and they found the property is within a thousand feet of the merceda heights play ground and recreational facility dedicated to 18 and under which would make this location not suitable in the neighborhood for medical cannabis dispensary. we issued the first
. >> reporter: this is your super bowl? >> this is our super bowl. >> reporter: marcus martinez keeps the planes running on time. and the vans and the trucks and 42 miles of conveyor belts. every package is sent to a hub leerk like this before going on its journey. >> how big of a surge? >> from 1.5 million a night to between 1.9 and 2.1 million a night. >> push back approved 1-8 right. >> reporter: let's check in on our pie, which they were kind enough to track just for us. it's coming in for a landing soon. out to the tarmac nonstop on the runways. okay, so these are now all incoming still. >> exactly. we're going to bring in 15 jet aircraft tonight. >> reporter: tonight alone? >> tonight alone. >> reporter: how busy does this place get compared to other airports? >> after dark it's the busiest airport in the world. >> reporter: most of the work here happens after midnight. timing is everything. back in the command center an on screens all over a clock is counting down the deadline for getting all the packages in and out again. and then our pie is now safely on the ground. thanks to these two
in walnut creek, clayton, martinez and la fayette are set to close in january. the board is asking fire officials about costs, benefits and possible alternatives to shutting down the stations before making a final decision. >>> the australian radio station behind a prank phone call involving the duchess of cambridge could face criminal charges. legal parts say the charges could stem from broadcasting a private conversation without the consent of the -- experts say the charges could stem from broadcasting a private conversation without the consent. the nurse who initially took the call from the deejays later committed suicide. the radio station says it tried to contact the hospital to discuss the prank before it aired. >>> some parents in san jose's evergreen school district are reportedly angry over a letter sent by the district last month. the letter outlined the district's response after one parent accused a tear of molesting a child. according to the san jose mercury news, the district said a private investigator found no merit to that charge because chandler had given a "convincing
down in contra costa county. the four stations under walnut creek, kplaiton, martinez and lay fayette. one says today is a difficult decision but has to be made. >> we have to close stations. not what we want to do, certainly not what any of us signed up to do. as a member of the board or director of the fire district. we have to live within our mean autos souper visors compelled because voters turned down a parcel tax to keep stations open. >> hayward arson department investigating a predawn fire that force aid mother and her 8-year-old son to run for their lives, it took just minutes but already engulfed. firefighters say they know why. >> she woke up to a loud crash on the first floor. something broke through window. she believes it was a form of followa to have cocktail. she says she saw flames, grabbed her son and headed out. >> firefighters say a bottle was found in the debris. there is no word on who would have fired in that apartment or why. >> police say they're following up on several leads tonight after three incidents involving a gunman threatening and robbing people. the
fire houses. contra costa county supervisors decided to close stations in love lafayette, martinez, clayton and walnut creek. they will close about $3 million a year. the supervisors say they were forced to close the station after voters turned down a seven-year parcel tax that would have kept them open. >>> a bad year for murders has gotten worse. the latest victim was a teenager whose death invaded a peaceful neighborhood with a crash. abc7 news reporter john olson is live to explain what happened. john? >> reporter: the city's 44th homicide of the year took place in this quiet neighborhood with houses and christmas lights. an area not known for serious crime. the victim is thought to be an 18-year-old man who may have been stabbed in the neck before or as he was behind the wheel of his pick up. the victim's truck jumped the curb and landed on the sidewalk in front of this home right in the middle of the afternoon. the driver somehow ended up in the street where he was pronounced dead. *9 woman who lived here heard popping sounds and a screech. another neighbor says she noticed m
. they're in walnut creek, clayton, martinez and lafayette. how the closures could potentially mean waiting longer in a emergency. >> reporter: kelly's teenage son narrowly escapes the flames when a fire beg your pardon their home in the ground. firefighters from her nearby station arrived in minutes. dousing the flames. >> it was a fast burning fire. and the way that the flames were going my fear was it would take another home. >> reporter: the next fire in her town will be worse. today the board of supervisors voted to shutter four fire stations including the only one in clayton to say $3 million. it means a lot of people who live in this area will go from having a fire station seconds away to mile ace way. we outed a camera and timed our drive to the nearest fire station. it took us 8:12 to arrive at fire station 223.5-mile ace way. that's obviously a bit longer man it would take a fire truck to make that same trip, but still people who live in this area say those crucial extra minutes count difference between life and death. >> every minute counts. now we'll have to wait that mu
lafayette, martinez, clayton and walnut creek. they will close about $3 million a year. the supervisors say they were forced to close the station after voters turned down a seven-year parcel tax that would have kept them open. >>> a bad year for murders has gotten worse. the latest victim was a teenager whose death invaded a peaceful neighborhood with a crash. abc7 news reporter john olson is live to explain what happened. john? >> reporter: the city's 44th homicide of the year took place in this quiet neighborhood with houses and christmas lights. an area not known for serious crime. the victim is thought to be an 18-year-old man who may have been stabbed in the neck before or as he was behind the wheel of his pick up. the victim's truck jumped the curb and landed on the sidewalk in front of this home right in the middle of the afternoon. the driver somehow ended up in the street where he was pronounced dead. *9 woman who lived here heard popping sounds and a screech. another neighbor says she noticed men arguing loudly. >> we heard arguing, but that was it. i heard that, but then i have t
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